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sk mShami kebabs are very famous in Pakistan. These are versatile in nature..lolzzz. From side dish to snack these are popular among all age groups. This is my mother’s recipe which i am following.


Beef bone less cubes1/2 kg
Gram lentil1/2 cup
Ginger1 tbsp chopped
Garlic3-4 cloves
Whole spice mixed1 tbsp
Onion1 medium
Saltto taste
Red chili flakes/ whole red chilli1 tbsp/ 4-5
Whole coriander seeds1 tsp
Cumin seeds1 tsp
Red chilli powder1/2 tsp
Eggs 1-2
Coriander and mint leavesas needed
Ginger choppedas needed
Green chilliesas needed
All spice powder (optional)1/2 tsp


  • Wash meat and gram lentil (soak it for 1/2 hour).
  • In a pot add all spices, onion, ginger garlic, lentil and meat.
  • Cover with lid and cook till tender and soft.
  • Dry water and let it cool down completely.
  • Now chop it in food processor and add eggs, green chillies, ginger ( chopped finely) , onion (omelet cut) , mint and coriander leaves. My mother was also adding 1 tbsp yogurt in mixture for softness of kebabs.


sk mix

  • You can add all spice powder also. Mix this mixture and make patties and freeze . In the picture below you can see my handy dandy Patti Maker. I love this China made maker 🙂


sk patt

  • When you want to use just fry and serve with Yogurt Raita or ketchup.






You can check the recipe of  HOME MADE KETCHUP AND YOGURT GREEN RAITA.

10 Responses

  1. It is so lovely to see an innovative website that really stands our from so many others out there. I especially loved how you have a section full of your mothers recipes and some older authentic ones. I look forward to trying several of these now.

    1. Thank you Raabia, I am grateful and will wait for your response after trying these recipes 🙂

    1. It means small cardamom, big cardamom, cumin seeds, whole black pepper, cloves, cinnamon stick. Mix all and take 1 tbsp.

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